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Trump Administration Considers Ending Offshore Oil Drilling Regulations

The Development Driller III, which is drilling the relief well, is seen at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill May 11, 2010 off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. (Gerald Herbert-pool/Getty Images)
The Development Driller III, which is drilling the relief well, is seen at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill May 11, 2010 off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. (Gerald Herbert-pool/Getty Images)

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, the Trump administration is considering a rollback of Obama-era regulations on offshore oil drilling. The rules were put in place following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with  Emily Glazer ( @EmilyGlazerWSJ) of The Wall Street Journal.

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